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Welcome to the National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton chapter

Supporting all blacks in the Edmonton community, NBCC is the proud organizer of the annual Black History Month celebrations

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016 INFORMATION AND EVENTS

BANQUET & AWARDS of EXCELLENCE – Saturday March 12, 2016

Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre, 11727 Kingsway Ave. Edmonton

The National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton (NBCC) Banquet & Awards of Excellence recognizes and honours individuals or groups in Alberta, who have made outstanding contributions to our community and society at large.

The Banquet & Awards of Excellence started in 1982 as part of the Annual Banquet celebrating Black History Month.

Awards are named from by Black Role Models & or community organizations and are administered by a Committee established annually by NBCC.

Nominees, except for the Mary Burlie Award, must be Black Individuals or Groups that have been involved in specific projects, services, personal/academic achievement or performances.

The nominee selection committee in conjunction with the nominators may reclassify a nomination to a more appropriate category.   There is no age limit with the exception of the Youth Award as listed below.  Individuals and/or groups can be re-nominated annually in any category.

Black History Month Banquet & Awards of Excellence:

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Chateau Louis Hotel: 11727 Kingsway Ave
Cocktails – 6:30 pm, Supper – 7:30 pm
Tickets – Adults: $50, Seniors & Youth: $40,
Children 12 & Under: $20, Children 4 & Under: 
Free
Award Categories:

Rosalind Smith /Professional & Business 
Professional – For exceptional & prolonged service individual/group from the Black Community working in any profession

Business – For exceptional & prolonged service individual/group from the Black Community owning/running a business.

Peter Sugarfoot Award

Individual/group from the Black Community for demonstrating excellence in athletics/& or sports performance


Clarence “Big” Miller Award

Individual/group from the Black Community demonstrating excellence in vocal or instrumental performances music composition or instruction


Fil Frasier Award

Individual/group from the Black Community for outstanding work in literary, performing and/or visual arts

James Bell Award

Individual/group from the Black Community for demonstrating personal achievement and courage against challenging odds


NBCC Youth Award

Individual/group from the Black Community For demonstrating academic excellence and/or delivering exceptional program/services in any area of the Black Community


Mary Burlie Award


Individuals or groups regardless of ethnic origin who are delivering effective programs and/or services to the Black Community & Community at large

Black History Month 2016 Edmonton 30th Annual Gospel Concert at the Jubilee!

buy tickets online at: https://www.nbccedmonton.ca/tickets

Black History Month 2016 Edmonton – Annual Awards of Excellence Banquet

Nominate someone by downloading the form below!

»» download nomination form here: NBCC-Awards-Banquet-nomination.pdf

Black History Month 2016 Edmonton Opening Ceremonies Saturday Jan 30th at West Edmonton Mall

Black History Month 2016 Church Service at  St. Faith’s Anglican Church
Sunday January 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Anglican Diocese of Edmonton
St. Faith’s Anglican Church
11725-93 Street NW
Edmonton AB T5G 1E2

For further information please call
Rev. Dr. Adenike Yesufu : 780-476-6589
Joy Thomas : 780-298-7074

Black History Month Gospel Concert:
Saturday, February 13th, 2016 – 7:00 pm

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Tickets – $25 (Ticketmaster 1-855-985-5000), Joy: 780.298.7074

Featuring:Soul Fuel: Mr. Hugh French * Essence of Praise: Mr. Barrington Simpson * New Season of Praise: Mr. Colin Forde * Streets of Gold: Ms. Genieve Simpson * All Nations Full Gospel Choir * Rhema Voices * Fresh Manna Fellowship Choir * House of Glory Choir
Special Guest: Ms Cheryl Allen
The Masters Quarter (WESDA)
Deadra Chester

National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton chapter


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